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Mark Zaccaria on Gun Control

 

 


Opposes more gun restrictions

Question topic: More restrictive gun control laws are needed now to protect public safety.

Zaccaria: Strongly Disagree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Rhode Island Senate race , Sep 30, 2014

Second Amendment guarantees individual right to own guns

Q: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?

A: No.

Q: Do you believe that the Second Amendment guarantees the right of individual citizens to own guns?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support allowing individuals to carry concealed guns?

A: Yes.

Q: Do you support a ban on assault rifles?

A: No.

Zaccaria adds, "We have plenty of laws in place on the subject of individual behavior. This is the proper province of criminal justice. We do not need any laws banning technologies. We need to have faith in the ability of ordinary citizens to use the authority granted them by the US Constitution and to use it responsibly."

Source: R.I. Congressional Election 2010 Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2010

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